ແມວ

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Lao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *mɛːwᴬ² (cat), from onomatopoeic origin. Cognate with Thai แมว (mɛɛo), Northern Thai ᨾᩯ᩠ᩅ, ᦶᦙᧁ (maew), Tai Dam ꪵꪣꪫ, Shan မႅဝ်း (máew), Tai Nüa ᥛᥦᥝᥴ (máew), Phake မိဝ်, Ahom 𑜈𑜢𑜈𑜫 (biw).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ແມວ (mǣu) (classifier ໂຕ)

  1. cat

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